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Disclosure Overload? Lessons for Risk Disclosure & ESG Reporting Reform from the Regulation S-K Concept Release


August 2020 | Publication

As ESG issues gain traction in corporate boardrooms and expanded ESG reporting moves forward in Europe, concerns about disclosure overload have kept Congress and the SEC from taking steps to modernize ESG risk disclosure. Data from the SEC’s Regulation S-K Concept Release challenge some of these fears and shed light on where advocates on both sides of the debate stand (and even align) on the choices that will shape the future of risk disclosure reform in the US.



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Virginia Harper Ho

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University of Kansas School of Law

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